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U+6CC9

Seal script

Jiaguwen

Semantic variant
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.140#14 Kangxi: p.615#12 Cihai: p.777r6c03 GSR: 237.a Hanyu: v3,p1576#10
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: . Component of: 𪵿 𨜩 𠗯 𬯏 𭒉 𡎏 𪡠 𡺙 𢝓 𣸕 𮞰 𣹻 [More]
Mandarin:quán ㄑㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese:cyun4
Tang reconstruction:*dzhiuɛn
Shuowen:泉部》泉:水原也。象水流出成川形。凡泉之属皆从泉。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》泉:水源也,又钱别名。
Kangxi:康熙字典·水部·》泉:〔古文〕洤《唐韵》疾缘切《集韵》《韵会》从缘切《正韵》才缘切,𠀤音全。《说文》水原也。象水流成川形。《易·蒙象》山下出泉。又《尔雅·释水》滥泉正出。正出,涌出也。沃泉县出。县出,下出也。氿泉穴出。穴出,仄出也。又同出异归曰肥泉。《诗·衞风》我思肥泉,兹之永叹。又醴泉。《礼·礼运》天降膏露,地出醴泉。又泉有光华曰荣泉。《前汉·郊祀歌》食甘露,飮荣泉。又瀑布曰立泉。《班固·终南山赋》立泉落落。又州名。《广舆记》周时爲七闽地,隋曰温陵,唐曰泉州。又天泉,星名。《甘氏星经》天泉十星,在鼈东。一曰大海,主灌漑沟渠之事。又龙泉,劒名。卽龙渊也。《杜甫诗》三尺献龙泉。又姓。南史有泉企。又货泉,卽钱也。《周礼·天官》外府掌布之出入。《注》布,泉也。其藏曰泉,其行曰布,取名于水泉,其流行无不徧也。又《地官·泉府注》泉,或作钱。又《集韵》疾眷切,全去声。义同。又《韵补》叶才匀切,音秦。《李尤·东观铭》房闼内布,疏绮外陈。是谓东观,书籍林泉。《集韵》或作灥。又𤽄、𤿁、𤆁。
Fanqie:疾縁 (《广韵·下平声··》)
Unihan definition:spring, fountain; wealth, money

Example usage

孟子·尽心上》:孟子曰:“有为者辟若掘井,掘井九轫而不及,犹为弃井也。”
Mencius said, 'A man with definite aims to be accomplished may be compared to one digging a well. To dig the well to a depth of seventy-two cubits, and stop without reaching the spring, is after all throwing away the well.'
礼记·檀弓下》:其坎深不至于,其敛以时服。
The grave was not so deep as to reach the water-springs. The grave-clothes were such as (the deceased) had ordinarily worn.
扬子法言》:次,山陵、川也。
Next he turns to mountains and hills, rivers and springs.
论衡·率性》:世称利剑有千金之价,棠溪、鱼肠之属,龙、太阿之辈,其本铤,山中之恒铁也,冶工鍜鍊,成为銛利。
One speaks of good swords for which a thousand jin are paid, such as the Yuchang sword of Tangqi and the Tai'a sword of Longquan. Their blade is originally nothing more than a common piece of iron from a mountain. By the forger's smelting and hammering they become sharp-edged.
墨子·非攻下》:昔者三苗大乱,天命殛之,日妖宵出,雨血三朝,龙生于庙,犬哭乎巿,夏冰,地坼及,五谷变化,民乃大振。
Anciently, the three Miao tribes were in great confusion. Heaven ordered their destruction. The sun rose at night. It rained blood for three days. Dragons emerged in the temple and dogs cried in the market place. Ice came in summer and earth cracked until water gushed forth. The five grains appeared in mutation. At these, the people were greatly shocked.
庄子·大宗师》:涸,鱼相与处于陆,相呴以湿,相濡以沫,不如相忘于江湖。
When the springs are dried up, the fishes collect together on the land. Than that they should moisten one another there by the damp about them, and keep one another wet by their slime, it would be better for them to forget one another in the rivers and lakes.
史记·五帝本纪》:轩辕乃修德振兵,治五气,艺五种,抚万民,度四方,教熊罴貔貅貙虎,以与炎帝战于阪之野。
Who practised virtue, marshalled his men, controlled the five elements, cultivated the five kinds of grain, pacified the nations, and went over all parts of his country. Training black bears, grizzly bears, foxes, panthers, lynxes, and tigers, he, with their aid, fought with 'Flame emperor' in the desert of Banquan.
荀子·君道》:如是,国者,事物之至也如原,一物不应,乱之端也。
说苑·修文》:使子贡往而观之,其穿,深不至
春秋繁露·王道》:故天为之下甘露,朱草生,醴出,风寸时,嘉禾兴,凤凰麒麟游于郊。
韩诗外传·卷五》:智如源,行可以为表仪者、人师也。
大戴礼记》:其为人之渊也,多闻而难诞也,不内辞足以没世。
白虎通德论·》:故黄金弃于山,珠玉捐于渊,岩居穴处,衣皮毛,饮液,吮露英,虚无寥廓,与天地通灵也。
新书·官人》:知足以为源,行足以为表仪。
新序·善谋》:遇黄帝战于阪之兆。
中论·考伪》:以其不自中涌,而注之者从外来也。
孔子家语·入官》:凡法象在内,故法不远而源不竭。
潜夫论·浮侈》:“后世圣人易之以棺椁”,桐木为棺,葛采为缄,下不及,上不泄臭
太玄经·》:初一,黄纯于潜,不见其畛,藏郁于
风俗通义》:风者、天气有寒暖,地形有险易,水有美恶,草木有刚柔也。
孔丛子·记义》:孔子读《诗》及《小雅》,喟然而叹,曰:“吾于《周南》、《召南》见周道之所以盛也,于《柏舟》见匹夫执志之不可易也,于《淇奥》见学之可以为君子也,于《考盘》见遁世之士而不闷也,于《木瓜》见苞苴之礼行也,于《缁衣》见好贤之心至也,于《鷄鸣》见古之君子不忘其敬也,于《伐檀》见贤者之先事后食也,于《蟋蟀》见陶唐俭德之大也,于《下》见乱世之思明君也,于《七月》见豳公之所以造周也,于《东山》见周公之先公而后私也,于《狼跋》见周公之远志所以为圣也,于《鹿鸣》见君臣之有礼也,于《彤弓》见有功之必报也,于《羔羊》见善政之有应也,于《节南山》见忠臣之忧世也,于《蓼莪》见孝子之思养也,于《楚茨》见孝子之思祭也,于《裳裳者华》见古之贤者世保其禄也,于《采菽》见古之明王所以敬诸侯也。”
申鉴·俗嫌》:故盗、朝歌,孔、墨不由,恶其名者,顺其心也。
新语·道基》:故地封五岳,画四渎,规洿泽,通水,树物养类,苞殖万根,暴形养精,以立群生,不违天时,不夺物性,不藏其情,不匿其诈。
独断·卷上》:周以十一月为正,八寸为尺,律中黄锺,言阳气踵黄而出,故以为正也。
蔡中郎集·独断》:在长安时,出祠天于甘备之,百官有其仪注,名曰甘卤簿。
列子·黄帝》:心如渊,形如处女,不偎不爱,仙圣为之臣。
鶡冠子·度万》:唯圣人能正其音调其声,故其德上反太清,下及泰宁,中及万灵,膏露降,白丹发,醴出,朱草生,众祥具,故万口云,帝制神化,景星光润。
文子·精诚》:故精诚内形,气动于天,景星见,黄龙下,凤皇至,醴出,嘉谷生,河不满溢,海不波涌。
文始真经·一宇》:知言如鸣,知行如禽飞。
列仙传·鹿皮公》:岑山上有神,人不能至也。
老子河上公章句》:水善利万物而不争,水在天为雾露,在地为源也。
韩非子·说疑》:此十二人者,或伏死于窟穴,或槁死于草木,或饥饿于山谷,或沉溺于水
管子·轻重丁》:有竭,鬼神有歇,守物之终始,身不竭,此谓源究。
六韬·三陈》:丘陵水,亦有前后、左右之利,此谓地陈。
尉缭子·治本》:三尺之,足止三军渴。
淮南子·齐俗训》:川谷通原,积水重,鼋鼍之所便也。
吕氏春秋·观表》:地为大矣,而水草木毛羽裸鳞未尝息也。
邓析子·无厚》:圂非罴虎之窟也,池非鲸鲵之也。
春秋左传》:遂置姜氏于城颍,而誓之曰:“不及黄,无相见也!”
逸周书·周祝解》:故曰:肥豕必烹,甘必竭,直木必伐。
国语·郑语》:北有卫、燕、狄、鲜虞、潞、洛、、徐、蒲。

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